Whitewater Canal State Historic Site is just s. on US 52. The site is a restored 14-mile section of the old waterway built 1836-47. A replica of an 1840s flat-bottom boat pulled by a team of horses takes visitors on canal rides; historical narration is provided. Visitors can purchase cornmeal and corn grits at the restored, operating 1845 gristmill. Picnic facilities are near the gristmill.
Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Site and gristmill free. Canal boat $6; $5 (ages 60+); $3 (ages 3-17).
Hours: Gristmill open Wed.-Sun. 9-5, Apr. 1 to mid-Nov. Canal boat operates Wed.-Sun. on the hour noon-4, May-Oct. (weather permitting). Closed Easter, Columbus Day, Election days, Veterans Day and Thanksgiving.